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and where president obama will accept his nomination. randall pinkston is in charlotte with that. >> crews are tearing down the stage at bank of america stadium where president obama was supposed to accept his party's nomination. the threat of severe weather forced convention planners to move thursday's program inside. >> oh my gosh. you don't know how many disappointed people there are. there are so many people all over the country that are coming down for that event. >> the president arrived in charlotte this afternoon and will now speak from the time warner cable arena. >> where day two of a convention is already underway. >> this election, please join me in standing by barack obama. help our president show that in america, freedom equality are for all of us all of the time. >> bill clinton will be here tonight to place president obama's name and nomination for a second term. >> bill clinton carries a lot of weight in this country. and this day in the game, we need all the help we can get. >> focus on the economy. >> i think that the person people, when it comes to the economy,
obama has a lot to make up. >> he has to give a complete list of all his accomplishment since he took office and it is an extremely long list. >> reporter: president obama is expected to focus on the number one issue in this race, the economy. he deserves more time to help millions of unemployed americans. >> he does have some work that he will need to finish, which he started. we're going to re-election so he could finish his work. >> reporter: a preview of his speech, president obama says that he will bring a positive message to the audience tonight. and talk specifics about building a stronger middle class. >> president obama was suppose to speak from bank of america's stadium, on the conference call, that he thanked thousands of volunteers who were suppose to be there and said that they need their help in this close race. the democrats do hope that this week will give them an edge. >> and things at the convention, you are seeing tremendous enthusiasm and i think coming out of it that it will continuethroughout the fall. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama have been helping to b
campaign manager for the obama campaign about the race for the white house which is still very much a dog fight. >> stephanie, thanks for being here, we appreciate it. >> thanks for having me. >> a one sentence message last week, i'm not so different from you as you think, what's the one message you want to get out to the democratic national convention? >> i'm barack obama and i'm putting you first. i'm putting the middle class first. if we invest in our people. if we rebuild an economy meant to last, we are reclaim the security. >> how are you going to make that case when you folks can't answer the question, are you better off than you were four yes ago? >> we can't answer that. i'll answer it for you right now. let's remember where things were four years ago. september of 2008. that's when the whole bank bailout started. that's when people started seeing their retirement account be depleted because of the crash of the market. we were hitting a high point and people losing their homes. that's when the auto company went on the verge of bankruptcy. let's take a look at where we
in the middle east. thursday president obama said he'd ordered all the necessary steps to protect americans abroad. tuesday night violence at the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya left four americans dead including ambassador chris stevens. libyan authorities reported that they have made some arrests. >> i saw those press reports before i came down. i was not able to confirm them, but obviously it would be a good thing if we're starting to move forward on the justice piece. >> reporter: the fbi open an investigation as officials try to sort out whether this was a protest that got out of hand or an organized terrorist attack. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the state department. >> three americans who were injured in the benghazi attack are being treated at a u.s. military hospital in germany. receipt a mans of ambassador stevens -- the remains of ambassador stevens and the three others killed will arrive back in this country tomorrow. >>> we are learning more about the attack itself. every room in that american consulate was torched, vandalized and looted. the compound on a residential stre
trail, mitt romney hammered president obama on those job numbers. speaking in iowa, romney told supporters that mr. obama would bring four more years just like the last four. president obama acknowledged we need to create more jobs and do it faster, but he told supporters congress can get people back to work if members pass his jobs bill when they return to washington next week. >>> mitt romney's wife, ann, was greeted with wild cheers at a women for mitt rally. she says riding helped her battle multiple sclerosis. in a one on one interview, she told me what that diagnosis was like. >> the symptoms were very standard. for most people, numbness in my leg and then increasing numbness and weakness and then, the real kicker was enormous fatigue and that overcame me to the point where i was completely debilitated. >> tonight at 11:00, more from my in depth interview as she appeals to undecided women voters. what would she champion as first lady? more tonight on 9news at 11:00. >>> nice today for most of the day. tomorrow is expected to be a severe weather alert day. anny hong right
americans who gave their lives for our country and our values. >> reporter: the obama administration is pushing back against a british newspaper report that the state department had credible information about the benghazi attack 48 hours before it happen. >> the story is absolutely wrong. we were not aware of any actionable intelligence indicating that an attack on the u.s. mission in benghazi was planned or imminent. >> reporter: violent demonstrations against the anti- islam film spread across the muslim world friday. protesters breached the grounds of the u.s. embassies in tunisia and the sudan with angry mobs ripping down the american flag and replacing it with the black flag of muslim extremists. danielle nottingham, cbs news. >>> front and center tonight the virginia board of health and the fight over abortion clinics in virginia. the issue, do clings have to meet stringent -- clinics have to meet stringent hospitallike standards? abortion supporters and opponents both gathered outside the meeting room. our surae chinn was on the scene while they made that decision. >> reporte
. over at bank of america stadium crews are putting final uches in place before president obama gives his nomination acceptance speech on thursday. democrats are now preparing their counter to the republicans' message last week in tampa, but so far the party finds itself on the defensive responding to questions of whether america is better off today than it was four years ago. emily schmidt has more on how democratic leaders are answering those questions. >> reporter: just as charlotte, north carolina, prepares to be the center of the democrats' political universe this week, party leaders found themselves talking as muff about the past four years as about the up-- much about the past four years as about the upcoming few days. it started with the sunday talk shows. >> can ask you honestly say people are better off today than four years ago? >> no, but that's not the question of this election. >> reporter: monday o'malley tried to rework the message by saying the country is clearly better off. >> we are clearly better off as a country because we're now creating jobs rather than losing the
'll be right back. i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. mitt romney's position on women's health...it's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screenings and birth control. we can't afford to let him take away our choices... to take away basic health care. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't think that women's health issues have faced a crisis like this in decades. >>> earlier in tonight's broadcast we've been talking about ambassador christopher stevens killed at a u.s. consulate in libya, feelings that al-qaeda may be involved in that death. joining us now with more perspectives on the dangers to the job is former ambassador to zimbabwe tom macdonald. thank you for being here. during your years there did you feel imminent danger? >> not to me personally, but to my team i did serve during the period of embassy bombings in 1988 where the embassies were attacked in nairobi and taking care of my american people and employees was first a
responders out on the tarmac. president obama visited wounded troops at walter reid medical center. >>> washington, d.c. is remembering 9/11 and the people who died with several events. this morning, mary visited some of the fire stations that sent firefighters to the pentagon. thanked him for their service and served them breakfast. city leaders and government workers performed an afternoon of service for veterans and first responders down at freedom plaza. >> the city of frederick, maryland, is honoring the victims of september 11 with a special flag. that flag was donated by the daughters of the american revolution and the red, white, and blue flags have images of the twin towers, the pentagon, and the cracked liberty bell. that flag will fly in front of city hall all week long. >> today, a local hospital is marking this anniversary by making sure its staff members are ready in the event of another major emergency. it is simulating both buy logical and natural disasters all for the purposes of training. >> i'm andrea mccarren at southern maryland hospital center in clinton wh
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